If you are new to the show, the USBG is the United States Bartenders' Guild and there are chapters throughout the US. It’s a great organization for education and networking opportunities. If you are outside the US you can look into the IBA.
Cocktail of the Week:
1886’s Mamie Taylor Cocktail
The Raymond 1886 is a Bar & Restaurant in Pasadena, CA.
The cocktail is basically a Scotch Buck:
Bar Institute: Econo Tour
Bar Institute is on tour this spring.. If you're not familiar with Bar Institute, it is the educational offspring of Portland Cocktail Week.
The Econo Series spans 25 cities in one day conference format followed by an evening pop up. Each area is centered around one of social justice causes: Environmental issues, Mental Health and Wellness, Equal Representation, Sexual Assault Prevention, and Income Equality.
Upcoming tour dates are listed as separate events on their Facebook page.
RSVP via FB for the mere cost of a $5 charitable donation to CORE at the door and stay for the evening pop up event featuring $5 cocktails. See the tour dates here.
About CORE (Children of Restaurant Employees)
CORE supports the children of food and beverage employees who are navigating life-altering circumstances or conditions.
Visit their site at coregives.org to Refer a Child or Donate. For any questions about their services, you can call 404-655-4690 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special thanks to the anonymous Bartender Journey listener who signed up to be a CORE Ambassador to help spread the word.! It was amazing to hear from one of the wonderful ladies at CORE about this great news!
Help keep the Bartender Journey Podcast going! Visit our Tip Cup page or contact Brian directly about sponsorship opportunities!
Toast of the Week:
May our faults
be written on the seashore,
and every good action prove a
wave to wash them out.
Photos from the Black Bottle Scotch event at Sons and Daughters with Mal Spence: